that prices could fall. think about it. southwest, it's the biggest discounter, and now it's getting bigger so if it holds prices where they are, southwest could prompt other carriers to match its lower fares. one thing we know for sure, the deal is going to mean a bigger presence for southwest, it's going to be able to expand further into cities including atlanta, d.c., boston, baltimore, new york, and some other smaller markets. right now air tran shares are soaring 60%. as for broader market, the dow industrials down 15, the nasdaq is off by 4. we'll keep an eye on the numbers and the merger monday activity for you, kyra. >> alison, thanks. also developing, israel's 10-month band on expanding settlements in the west bank expired hours ago. paula is live in jerusalem. as we understand it, building has resumed around at least two settlements, right? tell us about that. >> reporter: absolutely, kyra.